Food Distribution Division
Food Distribution Response to the COVID-19
The Food Distribution Division contributes to the nutritional well-being of the citizens of North Carolina by distributing USDA Foods to eligible Recipient Agencies. Food Distribution administers six food programs for USDA.
Food Distribution operates two state warehouses for the purpose of distributing all USDA Foods allocated to seven different programs in North Carolina. Also, Food Distribution operates two small warehouses which distributes food to eligible individuals participating in specific programs.
The Butner Warehouse is located in Granville County. It has 60,000 square feet dry storage, 20,000 cooler and freezer, also 6,000 square feet that houses division's administrative offices.
The Salisbury Warehouse is located in Rowan County. It has 40,000 square feet dry storage, 7,500 square feet cooler freezer.
26 Road Tractors
24 40 ft. Refrigerated Trailers
- 1 28 ft. Refrigerated Trailer
- 14 48 ft. Refrigerated Trailers
- 1 53 ft. Refrigerated Trailers
- 12 Forklifts
- 1 Refrigerated Box Truck
Division delivery equipment: (as of October 2018)
- A 2000 square foot maintenance shop is located at the Butner warehouse where all equipment for Food Distribution is maintained.
Miles traveled for delivery purposes: 521,929 Miles
Cases Received - USDA Commodities: 2,397,611 Cases
Warehouse Distribution Related Information for Fiscal Year 2018-2019:
Last updated: March 4, 2020